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Creation of a production unit for the Canadian company GAL Aerospace in Casablanca

The Minister of Industry and Trade, Ryad Mezzour, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Canadian firm GAL Aerospace, for the construction of a production unit in 2023 in Casablanca, this July 19, 2022 in London.

Second investment signing for Morocco at the Farnborough International Air Show, which takes place from July 18 to 22 in London. Indeed, after the signing of a memorandum of understanding for the establishment of a Collins Aerospace ecosystem in Morocco, the Minister of Industry and Trade, Ryad Mezzour, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU ) with the Canadian company GAL Aerospace, this July 19, 2022. The purpose of this MoU is to create an integrated project, which consists of the development of a unit for the production, modification and completion of aircraft cabin interiors , in Casablanca in 2023. In terms of cost, the project will require an investment of 125.3 million dirhams and will create 240 direct jobs.

“This project is in line with our national priority to strengthen the industrial sovereignty of the Kingdom in terms of aircraft modification, through the performance of certain operations, which are currently carried out in Europe. By developing in Morocco the cabin interior activity considered as a missing link in the national supply chain, it is a new achievement that adds to the many assets of the national aeronautical platform, whose global competitiveness is strengthening day by day, under the leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, may God assist him,” the minister said.

It should be noted that the creation of this unit will thus enable Morocco to further boost its attractiveness by localizing the activities of LAGs with its European and African customers at its Moroccan site. The company has more than 20 years of experience in the field of repair, design and manufacture of cabin interiors, modification and completion of aircraft. Outside of Canada, it is present in the USA and in Colombia.

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